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Zhongshi Zhang

Senior Researcher

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Jahnebakken 5, 5007 Bergen, Norway

Zhongshi Zhang


Climate & Environment

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Earth Systems

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Behaviourally modern humans in coastal southern Africa experienced an increasingly continental climate during the transition from Marine Isotope Stage 5 to 4 – Frontiers in Earth Science 2023
Global and Zonal-Mean Hydrological Response to Early Eocene Warmth – Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 2023
The Relationship Between the Global Mean Deep-Sea and Surface Temperature During the Early Eocene – Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 2023
On the climatic influence of CO2 forcing in the Pliocene – Climate of the Past 2023
An early Miocene (∼20 Ma) paleogeographic reconstruction for paleoclimate modelling – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 2023
Sensitivity of coastal southern African climate to changes in coastline position and associated land extent over the last glacial – Quaternary Science Reviews 2023
Unraveling the mechanisms and implications of a stronger mid-Pliocene Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) in PlioMIP2 – Climate of the Past 2023
Modelling the 2021 East Asia super dust storm using FLEXPART and FLEXDUST and its comparison with reanalyses and observations – Frontiers in Environmental Science 2023
Tibetan Plateau Made Central Asian Drylands Move Northward, Concentrate in Narrow Latitudinal Bands, and Increase in Intensity During the Cenozoic – Geophysical Research Letters 2022
Distinct effects of Tibetan Plateau growth and global cooling on the eastern and central Asian climates during the Cenozoic – Global and Planetary Change 2022
Recognizing the Role of Tropical Seaways in Modulating the Pacific Circulation – Geophysical Research Letters 2022
Mid-Pliocene El Niño/Southern Oscillation suppressed by Pacific intertropical convergence zone shift – Nature Geoscience 2022
Impact of Mountains in Southern China on the Eocene Climates of East Asia – Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Atmospheres 2022
Preceding winter Okhotsk Sea ice as a precursor to the following winter extreme precipitation in South China – Atmospheric Science Letters 2022
African Hydroclimate During the Early Eocene From the DeepMIP Simulations – Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 2022
Past terrestrial hydroclimate sensitivity controlled by Earth system feedbacks – Nature Communications 2022
Widespread glacier advances across the Tian Shan during Marine Isotope Stage 3 not supported by climate-glaciation simulations – Fundamental Research 2022
Divergent Evolution of Glaciation Across High-Mountain Asia During the Last Four Glacial-Interglacial Cycles – Geophysical Research Letters 2021
Simulating Miocene Warmth: Insights From an Opportunistic Multi-Model Ensemble (MioMIP1) – Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 2021
Effects of Tibetan Plateau Growth, Paratethys Sea Retreat and Global Cooling on the East Asian Climate by the Early Miocene – Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 2021
Complex network of synchronous climate events in East Asian tree-ring data – Climatic Change 2021
The Eocene-Oligocene transition: A review of marine and terrestrial proxy data, models and model-data comparisons – Climate of the Past 2021
Mid-Pliocene West African Monsoon rainfall as simulated in the PlioMIP2 ensemble – Climate of the Past 2021
Mid-Pliocene Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation simulated in PlioMIP2 – Climate of the Past 2021
Evaluating the large-scale hydrological cycle response within the Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project Phase 2 (PlioMIP2) ensemble – Climate of the Past 2021
Documented and Simulated Warm Extremes during the Last 600 Years over Monsoonal China – Atmosphere 2021
A modeling study of the tripole pattern of East China precipitation over the past 425 ka – Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Atmospheres 2021
The Eocene-Oligocene transition: a review of marine and terrestrial proxy data, models and model-data comparisons – Climate of the Past 2021
DeepMIP: model intercomparison of early Eocene climatic optimum (EECO) large-scale climate features and comparison with proxy data – Climate of the Past 2021
Large-scale features of Last Interglacial climate: results from evaluating the lig127k simulations for the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP6)–Paleoclimate Modeling Intercomparison Project (PMIP4) – Climate of the Past 2021
A multi-model CMIP6-PMIP4 study of Arctic sea ice at 127 ka: sea ice data compilation and model differences – Climate of the Past 2021
Large-scale features and evaluation of the PMIP4-CMIP6 midHolocene simulations – Climate of the Past 2020
Rapid waxing and waning of Beringian ice sheet reconcile glacial climate records from around North Pacific – Climate of the Past 2020
Large shift of the Pacific Walker Circulation across the Cenozoic – National Science Review 2020
Deciphering the evolution and forcing mechanisms of glaciation over the Himalayan-Tibetan orogen during the past 20,000 years – Earth and Planetary Science Letters 2020
Comparison of past and future simulations of ENSO in CMIP5/PMIP3 and CMIP6/PMIP4 models – Climate of the Past 2020
Overview of the Norwegian Earth System Model (NorESM2) and key climate response of CMIP6 DECK, historical, and scenario simulations – Geoscientific Model Development 2020
Drier tropical and subtropical Southern Hemisphere in the mid-Pliocene Warm Period – Scientific Reports 2020
The Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project Phase 2: large-scale climate features and climate sensitivity – Climate of the Past 2020
Lessons from a high-CO2 world: an ocean view from  ∼ 3 million years ago – Climate of the Past 2020
Evaluation of Arctic warming in mid-Pliocene climate simulations – Climate of the Past 2020
PlioMIP2 simulations with NorESM-L and NorESM1-F – Climate of the Past 2020
Orbitally induced variation of tropical cyclone genesis potential Over the western north Pacific during the Mid-Piacenzian warm period: A modeling perspective – Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 2019
Some illustrations of large tectonically driven climate changes in Earth history – Tectonics 2019
Modeling the late Pliocene global monsoon response to individual boundary conditions – Climate Dynamics 2019
Reconstructing early Eocene (~55 Ma) paleogeographic boundary conditions for use in paleoclimate modelling – Science China. Earth Sciences 2019
Potential impacts of enhanced tropical cyclone activity on the El Ni?o?Southern Oscillation and East Asian monsoon in the mid-Piacenzian warm period – Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Letters 2019
Vegetation and Ocean Feedbacks on the Asian Climate Response to the Uplift of the Tibetan Plateau – Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics 2019
Evolution of tropical cyclone genesis regions during the Cenozoic era – Nature Communications 2019
Equilibrium simulations of Marine Isotope Stage 3 climate – Climate of the Past 2019
Reexamination of the Late Pliocene Climate over China Using a 25-km Resolution General Circulation Model – Journal of Climate 2019
Instability of Northeast Siberian ice sheet during glacials – Climate of the Past 2018
Global Cooling Contributed to the Establishment of a Modern-Like East Asian Monsoon Climate by the Early Miocene – Geophysical Research Letters 2018
Effects of the uplifts of the main and marginal Tibetan Plateau on the Asian climate under modern and ~30 Ma boundary conditions – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 2018
Investigating Sensitivity of East Asian Monsoon to Orbital Forcing During the Late Pliocene Warm Period – Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics 2018
Climate Constraints on Glaciation Over High-Mountain Asia During the Last Glacial Maximum – Geophysical Research Letters 2018
Do climate simulations support the existence of East Asian monsoon climate in the Late Eocene? – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 2018
High-resolution simulation of Asian monsoon response to regional uplift of the Tibetan Plateau with regional climate model nested with global climate model – Global and Planetary Change 2018
Changes in Tibetan Plateau latitude as an important factor for understanding East Asian climate since the Eocene: A modeling study – Earth and Planetary Science Letters 2018
Atlantic deep water circulation during the last interglacial – Scientific Reports 2018
What enhanced the aridity in Eocene Asian inland: Global cooling or early Tibetan Plateau uplift? – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 2018
Dominating roles of ice sheets and insolation in variation of tropical cyclone genesis potential over the North Atlantic during the last 21,000 years – Geophysical Research Letters 2017
Divergent responses of tropical cyclone genesis factors to strong volcanic eruptions at different latitudes – Climate Dynamics 2017
Variations in large-scale tropical cyclone genesis factors over the western North Pacific in the PMIP3 last millennium simulations – Climate Dynamics 2017
Comparison of the climate effects of surface uplifts from the northern Tibetan Plateau, the Tianshan, and the Mongolian Plateau on the East Asian climate – Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Atmospheres 2017
Exploring the MIS M2 glaciation occurring during a warm and high atmospheric CO2 Pliocene background climate – Earth and Planetary Science Letters 2017
Tropical cyclone genesis factors in a simulation of the last two millennia: Results from community earth system model – Journal of Climate 2016
Enhanced intensity of global tropical cyclones during the mid-Pliocene warm period – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2016
Strengthened African summer monsoon in the mid-Piacenzian – Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 2016
Arctic sea ice simulation in the PlioMIP ensemble – Climate of the Past 2016
Investigating uncertainty in the simulation of the Antarctic ice sheet during the mid-Piacenzian – Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Biogeosciences 2016
Drivers and mechanisms for enhanced summer monsoon precipitation over East Asia during the mid-Pliocene in the IPSL-CM5A – Climate Dynamics 2016
Using results from the PlioMIP ensemble to investigate the Greenland Ice Sheet during the mid-Pliocene Warm Period – Climate of the Past 2015
Simulated warm periods of climate over China during the last two millennia: The Sui-Tang warm period versus the Song-Yuan warm period – Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Biogeosciences 2015
Mid-Pliocene westerlies from PlioMIP simulations – Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 2015
Causes of mid-Pliocene strengthened summer and weakened winter monsoons over East Asia – Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 2015
The impact of regional uplift of the tibetan plateau on the asian monsoon climate – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 2015
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